Arts For All: opening doors to disabled people
This guide, published by Creative New Zealand in partnership with Arts Access Aotearoa, provides practical and long-term ways to increase access to the arts, market your events to the disabled community and build new audiences.
Access All Areas: guidelines for marketing the arts to people with disabilities
Published by the Australia Council in 1999, this practical guide demonstrates that access makes good marketing sense for arts organisations both small and large.
Action For Access: a practical resource for arts organisations
Published by the Arts Council England in 2004, this is a resource pack for arts organisations wishing to make their activities more accessible to disabled people.
Be. the Voice: media accessibility pack
Published by Be. Accessible in 2011, this guide aims to improve how the media frame and tell stories about accessibility and disability. It also features 17 inspiring leadership stories.
New Plymouth District Council Disability Strategy
Disability is an issue that will affect the quality of life of many people. In 2009, the New Plymouth District Council developed a disability strategy that looks at what the council can do to try and reduce disability and ensure its services are inclusive of and accessible to everyone in the district. This is a link to a summary of the strategy.
Smart Arts: Marketing the arts in New Zealand
Published by Creative New Zealand in 2001, this guide provides useful marketing tools to artists and arts organisations in New Zealand.
Welcoming people with a learning disability to your venue
This report, published by UK charity MENCAP, looks at barriers for people with a learning disability going to the theatre, concerts and other arts events. It also offers solutions. Barriers such as lack of money, not feeling welcomed and transport can be overcome by providing concessions and good information, and following the policies and the procedures of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).